Robotics and Industrial Automation Centre of Excellence

Research Facility



Robotics and Industrial Automation Centre of Excellence
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island (PE)

The Centre for Robotics and Industrial Automation has equipment for studying automation and mechatronic applications, including machine vision and motion capture.

  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Engineering - Civil, Structural
  • Engineering - Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Aerospace and Satellites
  • Automotive
  • Clean Technology
  • Construction (including Building, Civil Engineering, Specialty Trades)
  • Manufacturing and Processing
  • Transportation

Contacts



Tyler Gallant
tegallant@upei.ca
9028942812
Lead Experimental Engineer

Equipment



Smart Six-axis Short-arm Robot
FANUC
LR Mate 200iD/4S

6- axis short arm robot designed for confined spaces and compact machines. This robot can be used for component integration and assembly, welding, gripping, etc.

  • Controlled Axes: 6
  • Reach: 550 mm
  • Load Capacity: 4 kg
  • Repeatability: +/- 0.013 mm
  • Mounted to cart with R-30iB Mate controller


Smart Six-axis Short-arm Robot for Clean Room, Food Environments
FANUC
LR Mate 200iD/7C

6-axis short arm robot designed for clean room and food applications. This robot can be used for component integration and assembly in environments requiring greater sanitation (e.g. food processing, medical environments, etc.)

  • Controlled Axes: 6
  • Reach: 717mm
  • Load Capacity: 7 kg
  • Repeatability: +/- 0.02 mm
  • Mounted to cart with R-30iB Mate controller


Delta Robot for Assembly/Picking
FANUC
M-1iA/0.5A

This robot is used for complex component assembly operations. The robot is equipped with machine vision and compressed air. Applications could include sorting objects, assembling components, etc.

  • Controlled Axes: 6
  • Reach: 280 mm
  • Load Capacity: 0.5 kg (1 kg)
  • Repeatability: +/- 0.02 mm
  • Mounted to cart with R-30iB Mate controller


NI Virtual Benches
National Instruments
VB-8012

Combines a two-channel oscilloscope with protocol analysis, an arbitrary waveform generator, a digital multimeter, a programmable DC power supply, and digital I/O

  • 2-Channel, 100 MHz Bandwidth
  • Max Sample Rate: 1 GS/s


Multi-Camera Motion Tracking System
Optitrack
Prime41 with Motive Software

This system consists of motion capture cameras paired with Motive Software for human motion capture. Applications could include:

  • Modeling for animation or video games
  • Kinesiology / Applied Health Science / Biomechanics experiments
  • Detailed 3D measurements

  • Number of Cameras: 9
  • Camera Resolution: 4.1 MP
  • Frame Rate: 180 FPS
  • Input/Output: GigE/PoE+
  • Horizontal FOV: 51 deg.
  • Latency: 5.5 ms

Date submitted: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 10:58 AM
Date updated: Wed, Jul 25, 2018 10:59 AM

2018-07-25T10:59:20+00:00